What's On

Discover something new at the Harris! We have activities for adults, young people (12-16 and 16-19) and families with children. The majority of our events and workshops are FREE and there’s a packed programme of regular events as well as special talks, tours and workshops.

If you're looking for the latest exhibitions, please visit our exhibitions page

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  • Talks, Tours & Events for Adults

    friends01Whether you're interested in art, history, fashion or ceramics and glass, we have a wide variety of talks, tours and workshops on offer!

    Explore ... In-depth talks, tours and workshops. Look out for talks by special guests as well as Harris experts.

    Specials - extend your knowledge of art or history with talks from academics, historians or artists, or celebrate auspicious dates/festivals at one of our takeover days.

    Group Tours - We can also arrange an exclusive tour especially for your group for which there is a small charge. Please contact             Steve Walker on 01772 906194 to find out more.

  • For Families

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    This summer, don't miss our fantastic family exhibition Michael Foreman: Painting with Rainbows.  We're also now open on Wednesday evenings until 8pm and on Sundays 11am - 4pm too so there's even more time to enjoy the Harris.

    Take a look here for our special family events - from Little Hands On for the under fives, to Arty Explorers, Time Explorers, Hands On and lots more for ages 5-12, there's something for everybody to see and do! 


    Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • For Young People

    Photo of young people taking part in a workshopWe have two great opportunities for young people to get involved - Young Harris for those aged 12-16 and Sparks for 16-19 year olds.

    Young Harris

    Aged 12+ – Fire your imagination and unleash your creative side at one of our workshops! Spend time exploring topics in more depth with Harris experts and get the chance to gain your Bronze Arts Award.

    Young Harris meets about once a month to work on projects with artists and Harris staff. If you'd like to join, please contact Kyra on 01772 905412 or take a look below.

    Sparks

    Sparks is for 16-19 year olds. You can find out about contemporary art, work with professional artists and gallery staff, and make your own work.  There is also the chance to work towards gaining your Silver or Gold Arts Award.  Find out more here.

Harris Museum and Art Gallery

Market Square,
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OPENING HOURS 

PLEASE NOTE WE ARE CLOSED ON SUNDAY 28 AUGUST 2016 AND ALL BANK HOLIDAYS

Museum, Art Gallery & Library

Mon 10am-5pm
(11am Museum/Art Gallery)

Tue 10am-5pm

Wed 10am-8pm

Thur 10am-5pm

Fri 10am-5pm

Sat 10am-5pm

Sun 11am-4pm

IT Centre Computers open 9am daily,
except Sundays 11am

Café and Shop
Daily 10am-4pm, except Wed 11am-7.30pm & Sun 11am-3.30pm

 

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